BTS has said that one of the tracks in their new mini album was inspired by former United States president Barack Obama.
During a press conference on September 18, BTS’s Rap Monster mentioned the famous White House Correspondents Dinner speech in which Barack Obama dropped his microphone at the end. Rap Monster said, “It’s one of the performances that says, ‘My speech was good, wasn’t it?'”
Rap Monster explained that the track inspired by Barack Obama’s performance was “MIC Drop.” “It’s a song that includes a lot of our swag and ambitions,” he explained. “It began after getting inspired by Barack Obama.”
BTS’s new mini album “Love Yourself: Her” was released on September 18 at 6 p.m. KST, and features the title track “DNA.”